NAME____________________________ MUSIC HISTORY 1 BAROQUE COMPOSERS Worksheet 1. Who was the first composer to write DYNAMICS into his score? 2. Where was this composer employed? 3. Who composed the opera ORFEO? 4. What Italian city was this composer born in? 5. What composer was the first to use FULLY FUNCTIONAL HARMONY? 6. What genre of Baroque music did this composer POPULARIZE? 7. Who composed “The Seasons”? 8. What genre of Baroque music did this composer POPULARIZE? 9. In 1723, what position did BACH accept in Leipzig, Germany? 10. What were the FIVE things he was responsible for in this position? 11. What was BACH’s favorite instrument? 12. For what group did BACH write/perform most of his SECULAR music? 13. For whom were the BRANDENBURG CONCERTOS written? 14. What was BACH’s best collection of FUGUE and COUNTERPOINT called? 15. Name the noted composer of ORATORIOS. 16. What was his most famous ORATORIO called? 17. What was the DANCE SUITE he composed for King George I called? 18. This German-born composer is a national hero in what country?